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into this home. our source tells us that is where dan therion lived. he also went by the name of kelly. he was questioned by police six days after kevin collins disappeared. investigators never searched his backyard or basement at the time. cold case investigators returned to the home this week and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to the young boy. the home is right across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say therion had a dog. earlier this week the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984 jie. we had another uh dolt -- another adult witness saying they saw kevin in front of 1106, 1108masonic. there was a man there in his 20s or 30s and he had a big great dane black dog. >> touring this week's search, cadaver dogs located bones in the basement floor of that home. >> now police say those bones may be from an animal and they sent them to a crime lab for analysis just to make sure. according to a public record search the man police are focusing on died five years ago
. easier banking. standard at citibank. calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. >> for the first time this couple held hostage by christopher dorner is talking about their harrowing ordeal as he tried to escape the law. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. they thought they were going to die. that's what they were saying as this developing story continues to evolve. listen to what happened as they came face-to-face with a cop killer. >> he had his gun drawn. >> you know, stay calm. >> resort owners found dorner inside one of their cabins. the moment they saw him they realized who it was. >> thought we were dead. it was scary. >> i really thought it could be the end. >> but dorner said he wasn't after them. he wanted their car. >> he talked to us, tried to calm us down and saying very frequently he would not kill us. >> after dorner left, the couple managed to free themselves. >> and then she got her gag off, and then we both were trying to stand up. >> then they called 9-1-1. per sued by police dorner ditched their car and carjacked an
out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was named a person of interest, but that was all. he died in 2008. fast-forward to 2013 when san francisco police reopened the cold case. the family held their breath. bones dug up in the garage of jackson's house appeared to be animal bones. still collins' family is stunned and police never connected these dots before. >> for the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, it seemed like he should have been a stronger suspect back then. >> they said he was a person of interest in 1984. why didn't they connect that with the arrest made in 1981? alias or no as, they had fingerprints. >> i am not disparaging what they are doing now. it looks like they are doing everything they can. but we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months and he was living there the whole time probably laughing at us. >> it is hard going through it all again, and we have nothing concrete.
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[ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> good evening i'm dan. >> i'm carolyn breaking news happening right now in san francisco where a police pursuit ended in a crash. >> 7 news reporter is on the scene live for us with the very latest on this. amma? >> i'm here on fifth intersection rate behind me that is fivtd and mission. then on the other side that's where you can see where the car crashed. now police tell that you say this began about 9:45 tonight when officers spotted a stolen vehicle. in the area of market and eighth. they then followed the vehicle in the tenderloin area and some additional officers arrived on scene the people in the vehicle fled so they took off but then involved in a traffic accident right there at fifth and mission as you see. we did see one person getting put in an plans and taken
the job for us. >>porter: she was one of the first to report him disappearing act to the police. but it took nearly two months and 2 sunnyvale detective working full-time on this case to navigate the con fasting maze of contracts and accusations. >> we were lucky at least we got the person. he's behind bars. >>reporter: and the suspect will be arraigned tomorrow afternoon. mean time bail is set at half million dollars. live in san jose tonight, abc 7 news. >>> all right lisa thank you. >> independent monitor criticizing oakland police tonight for pointing gun at sleeping toddler last year. this incident was outlined in the monitor report that was released today. also says officers are failing to report the misconduct of the colleagues. president of the oakland police officer union is defending the cops saying the incident regarding the toddler was taken out of context. >> serving a search warrant in a narcotics home in oakland and they enter the home under the foot of the search warrant and were met with family that included a small child. >> disturbing that we are not goin
now to keep progress going and strengthen the middle class, but it does require us to put the country ahead of politics. >> abc7 news anchor an ashley at the white house with his exclusive one on one interview with president obama. good evening, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> i'm carolyn johnson. the president addressed a wide range of issues from the budget stalemate in the capital to job creation throughout america. >> mr. obama also addressed a hot button topic in california. that is proposition 8, a ban on same same-sex marriage. >> here is dan ashley president aring from washington, d.c. >> carolyn and larry, good evening from washington. it has been an interesting and informative day here at the white house. we have been here all day long and met a number of cabinet secretaries and i had the opportunity to speak one on one with president obama. >> in your state of the union, mr. president, you praised our troops and said they exceeded expectations while some of our institutions let them down. which institutions were you referring to? congress one of them? >> all of us have to tak
. >> treating the gun store or treating this sporting good store as pariah in effect treats all of us sports men sports women in the same fashion and i think los gatos is better up to than that. >>reporter: town staff members presented a report suggest rules of more public review but rake will i knew rules would affect only future gun stores lacking to open in los gatos. now more than 100 people signed up to make a public comment this evening. and so far they have only gotten through about half the people. still going actually. no word yet as to how long tonight's meeting will good. reporting live in los gatos. abc 7 news. >> all right sergio thank you. >> 6 day stand off in alabama is over with boy safe and captor dead. jimmy lee dykes shot and killed school bus driver then took 5-year-old ethan holding in underground bunker. fbi tried to northbound the boy's release for days but agents felt the talk were his days tier 88thing and when they realize that had dyke his a gun today, agents threw open the hatch dropped in a flash grenade then rushed n.dykes killed. ethan was not physically
. crew were using the crane to remove steel support from underneath the bridge east of yurba buena island. treasure island people heard the crash. >> i turned around. crane was already gone and the scaffolding was just falling over and it just fell off the brim on to the barge. >> pieces were coming down. crane was teetering and it actually fell down. >>reporter: the bridge was not damaged. the accident is not expected to delight opening of the new eastern span which is now 193 days away. >>> whoever broke in at the mir said dearlyship in walnut creek wasn't after luxury cars. he was after something much more sensitive. as lillian explain explains, house thousands of customer files were stolen during the burglary. >> my husband said they have everything but a key to the front door. they have social security. they have bank information. >>reporter: allison is worried about being the victim of identity theft. she leased mercedes in august and in the process gave much of her personal information. everything was fine until she got a call from the dealer. >> they said any customer wit
-old matthew aaron lanaza used to live this an rv he parked outside his father's home in san jose. tonight he is in federal custody and it is gone. >> his plan to bomb this bank of america went like clockwork as he tried to set it off with a cell phone. john burgess saw the early morning action. >> at 2:00 in the morning when i came by and the fbi agents were around here. >> an under cover fbi agent kept close tabs by posing as a taliban operative. as part of his plan, the fbi says he first wanted to bomb the san francisco federal reserve. then he decided it was too secure, so he chose the oakland bank of america site. according to the fbi, five-gallon buckets like this one filled with chemicals would have been the basic pieces of the bomb. agents say he purchased cell phones and other items to be used in a triggering device. the plan was to dry the bomb and put it on an suv and detonated it in a spot to bring down the bank of america building. it is a plot b of a customers were shocked to hear about. >> wow, seriously? >> lanaza tried making contact shortly after getting out of jail on an il
julie and connie say their travel group of five women did fine. julie says she even used skills she practiced with her son who wants to be an eagle scout. she tied square knots with the tents on the deck. >> we are working together. >> and it all came in very handy? >> it came in handy tieing sheets together. >> once we realized the fire was out and it would be all right it took longer than we thought to come home. >> julie and connie say the experience has not scared them from ever taking a cruise again, but they will study a little bit closer before booking their next cruise just to make sure the ship is a little newer. as julie and thousands of other passengers on board the triumph travel across the country, the ship was moved to a repair dock in mobile, alabama. that's where it will under do repairs and the investigation will begin. for some passengers, even the journey home met with technical problems. a charter bus broke down in route to new orleans stranding passengers for more than an hour. pictures shot by pringle illustrate the conditions as the massive ship went dark and
receive them by twitter. follow us at abc7 news bay area. >>> we will move to breaking news in the south bay. a bizarre and dangerous discovery tonight at a man's home. for many of his neighbors, it doesn't come as too big a shock apparently. alan wang is live in santa clara with what authorities took out of that house. alan? >> dan, this is the home where it all happened. the santa clara county bomb squad said the homemade bomb and bomb making materials were too unstablso they dug a hole ie man's front yard and buried the material and covered it with the sandbags and blew it up earlier this evening. police say the homemade bombs and the chemicals found in this santa clara home had to be destroyed on the spot. sky 7hd flew over the house and authorities say neighbors are lucky nothing in the house exploded before today. >> we are glad there was no detonation. it potentially could have been catastrophic. >>- q. i neighbors identified -- >> neighbors identified the man as everett basham. he lived in this home, but huey barely said a -- but he barely said a word. >> he wasn't all there. he
free. abc7 news reporter john alston is in dublin for us with the story. >> it took place here. for the first time he will not spend the night in a prison bunk, but with his family. he said he is no longer angry and things happen for a reason, but he paid quite a price. >> well wishers showed up to see ronald ross at his mother's home in west oakland. only two hours earlier ross walked out of the santa rita jail, a free man for the first time in nearly seven years, seven years he never should have lost. >> i can see sunshine again and walk on clean -- good clean air. >> now 51 years old he was wrongly convicted of attempted murder in a shooting that took place steps from where his mother now lives. the victim picked ross out of a photo lineup and then recan'ted as other evidence came to light. today the judge set ross free. >> >> one time i was thinking the judge was being hateful toward me. but i guess now i see he was doing the job the same way as the d.a. >> the northern california inthat you sense project and attorneys with the san francisco law firm spent four years cleari
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